beret

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noun be·ret \bə-ˈrā\

Definition of beret

  1. :  a visorless usually woolen cap with a tight headband and a soft full flat top

Origin and Etymology of beret

French béret, from Gascon berret, from Old Occitan, cap — more at biretta


First Known Use: 1826


BERET Defined for English Language Learners

beret

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noun be·ret \bə-ˈrā\

Definition of beret for English Language Learners

  • : a round hat with a tight band around the head and a top that is flat, soft, and loose


BERET Defined for Kids

beret

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noun be·ret \bə-ˈrā\

Definition of beret for Students

  1. :  a soft round flat cap without a visor



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